The University for Development Studies International Journal of Development (UDSIJD) is an online, open access peer-reviewed journal of the University for Development Studies, Ghana. It is a multi-, trans- and an inter-disciplinary journal with a development focus. It publishes works which are analytical, evaluative, basic, applicative and/or descriptive. It accepts papers from varied disciplinary areas; including the Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical and Applied Sciences, Medicine and Allied Health Sciences, Business and Commerce as well as Information Technology. Articles must show relevance to development. Emphasis is on empirical research that builds on and/or ground theory. However, manuscripts of high quality on theoretical aspects of development-related disciplines as well as book reviews are considered for publication.
UDSIJD provides a forum for researchers and development-related professionals to re/present findings on critical research and /or analysis of development issues with emphasis on, but not exclusive to the Ghanaian as well as African settings.
The mission of this journal is to provide on a regular and sustained basis, an excellent scholarly journal for reporting empirical research findings, policy analysis and topical issues